- Maya Tangalle Villa exceeded our expectations.
- If you persevere with your relaxation long enough you may well be rewarded with a view of peacocks dancing among the bright green paddy fields.
- Absolutely magical, located in a hidden area of Tangalle. The rooms are so beautiful, with magical outdoor bathrooms.
5 Boutique Hotel Havens In Sri Lanka
Maya (or Illusion in Sanskrit) is now a stunning villa sanctuary set within Sri Lanka’s unspoilt countryside ideal for a romantic couples escape.
5 of The Worlds Most Stylish Stays - Harpers Bazaar Interiors 2016
Niki sensitively updated the house's original period features to create a unique style that is as surprising as it is subtle….the house feels contemporary while remaining supremely comfortable.
Maya Featured in Harper's Bazaar Taiwan August 2016
Escape to Maya
- Villa Maya is an old, colonial-style mansion with a few rooms and suites with a pool view. In a nutshell, it’s paradise surrounded by rice paddies. The hotel’s traditional cuisine seduces us, and we finally get to spend a few hours in complete relaxation under the sun.
- Maya’s staff is its best feature. They are impeccable and the service is perfect.Perfection must have been their training mantra.
- Chef Wasana exquisite fusion of international and local cuisine has entered him quite the reputation .Tables are setup in the sprawling garden and overlook luminous green rice paddies.
- At Maya, there are five suites exquisitely designed with Sri Lankan heritage. Imagine waking up to the sounds of birds singing in the morning while seeing the natural beauty of the area unfold.
- The grounds at Maya are simply stunning! The owner's commitment to preserving the estate's grand trees was essential in maintaining a diversity of mature trees, which provide an oasis of shade.
- The creation of interior designer Niki Fairchild, Maya’s perfect presentation and carefully considered interiors are a sight to behold.
- Maya Villa featured in "Healing Stays - Journeys around my hotel rooms 2 ". By Vancelee Teng "Disappearing into the tranquility of a charming Sri Lankan village, a dream like day unfolds…"
Recognising Unique Excellence
Winner of Asia's Best Romantic Retreat - World Boutique Hotel Awards 2015